1. Exercise As Medicine

    By Danielle Wirick, MS, CSCS, FMSC You all know how important exercise is to your good health. But it's so easy to fall off the "exercise wagon" over the holidays!  Here are a few stats to help you realize how important it is to keep yourself on track! Engaging in daily physical activity may be almost as effective as a flu vaccine for lowering the odds of succumbing to an acute respiratory infect…Read More

  2. Stress – Can You Handle It?

    What exactly is stress? According to the dictionary, stress is, "a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances." To me, that means stress is something that makes a person feel uneasy and very overwhelmed. When a person is overwhelmed, they tend to neglect important areas of their lives such as their health. When you are feeling stressed, yo…Read More

  3. Know How To Juice!

    By Danielle Wirick, MS, CSCS, FMSC There’s more to juicing and blending than just throwing it in a machine. If you’re going to go through the process, you should reap the benefits! Read on for a few tips on proper juicing and a few recipes to get you started. Drink juice on an empty stomach - if you eat other foods it will slow down the absorption of the nutrients in the juice. It's best to wa…Read More

  4. Form Fixes for All Runners

    “A strong butt is the key to a happy life.” That’s an odd quote to live by, but to run by, there may be nothing so true. The gluteal muscles are the powerhouse of every runner, or at least they should be. When a runner’s glutes don’t do their job, everything else will eventually fall apart. Lately in the runner’s world we have been hearing lots about foot strike – mid-foot, forefoot,…Read More